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The tough love and accountability Michel needs to stay on track

The tough love and accountability Michel needs to stay on track

New research led by Ottawa’s Dr. Doug Manuel illustrates what most of us already suspected – your lifestyle choices around food, drink…

Learning what it really takes to become a personal trainer

Learning what it really takes to become a personal trainer

Luis Lazo’s interest in fitness and human movement began at a young age. He was throwing kicks by Kindergarten after seeing a…

Finding the confidence to face the mirror without fear

Finding the confidence to face the mirror without fear

Last fall, Jenna Bruner was battling depression and secluding herself at home because of how she feared being judged in social situations…

The personalized expertise to turn an ex-smoker into a half-marathoner

The personalized expertise to turn an ex-smoker into a half-marathoner

This past spring, 45-year-old JF Champagne completed his first half-marathon in an hour and 50 minutes, with the help of the team…

Back in the saddle with less pain, more power

Back in the saddle with less pain, more power

When I sat down with Kevin K., he had just cycled in to Free Form Fitness’s Kanata location from Arnprior. The week…

Her health insurance plan? Be in ‘super kick-ass shape’

Her health insurance plan? Be in ‘super kick-ass shape’

Chantal Lancaster was no stranger to exercise when she first walked into Free Form Fitness. She knew enough to appreciate what she…

No place to go but up

No place to go but up

Seven years ago, doctors gave Greg Brown six months to live. Greg was diagnosed with melanoma. This is the most dangerous form…

The science and psychology of winning the weight loss battle

The science and psychology of winning the weight loss battle

Eat better and exercise – these are the basics of living a healthier, happier and more productive life. But weight loss and…

Starting a new chapter in her life after a vicious attack

Starting a new chapter in her life after a vicious attack

Just because your parents were world-champion athletes doesn’t mean you will be inclined to follow in their footsteps. That was certainly true…

Ready for the call to action

Ready for the call to action

Every time that alert sounds, Ottawa’s firefighters take action without knowing how their lives, and the lives of residents, could be on…

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